OptoSigma names Scott Rudder as President and CEO

April 29, 2021
Scott Rudder succeeds Guy Ear, who will assume the role of Chairman of the Board while continuing as President and CEO of OptoSigma Europe SAS.
The Board of Sigma Koki Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), a manufacturer of optics and photonics products and instruments, has appointed Scott Rudder as President and CEO of its OptoSigma Corporation (Santa Ana, CA) affiliate. The former President & CEO, Guy Ear will assume the role of Chairman of the Board while continuing as President and CEO of OptoSigma Europe SAS (Les Ulis, France).

Rudder’s career in photonics engineering and development began over 30 years ago, exposing him to program management as well as marketing & sales for companies including the US Army, Sensors Unlimited, and Princeton Lightwave prior to his co-founding of Innovative Photonic Solutions (IPS; Monmouth Junction, NJ). Rudder spearheaded development of wavelength-stabilized laser technology and many of the products for IPS. In 2018, IPS was sold to Metrohm AG (Herisau, Switzerland).

Rudder studied Optics at the University of Rochester and earned his MS in Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania. Rudder will be based in Hopewell, NJ.

Source: OptoSigma press release

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